Innovations in Data Collection

in the series Bloomsbury Data Week Series

Date: Tuesday 17 January 2017
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Type of event: Seminar
Speaker(s): Carlos Oya, SOAS & Keith Tomlin, LSHTM

This seminar will explore the use of electronic devices and software tools available to collect research data in the field. Each speaker will provide a case study of a specific research project, describing the approach they took to gather data, practical challenges that were encountered and how these were addressed.


Case studies will be provided by the following researchers:

Carlos Oya, Reader in the Political Economy of Development, SOAS

Dr. Oya will discuss the use of computer-assisted interviewing and his experience of using Survey Solutions in research.

Keith Tomlin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Disease Control, LSHTM

Keith will discuss a modular household survey that was performed in Ethiopia as part of the IDEAS project and the evaluation process that led to the choice of CSPro.


This event is organised as part of the Bloomsbury Data Week series.

Admission: Free and open to all


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